Town Administrator

Rod Barnes

Rod Barnes, Town Administrator 301-699-8806

Rodney Barnes was selected by the Mayor and Council as Town Administrator.

Mr. Barnes comes to Edmonston from civil service employment where he worked with the Department of Army, Training and Doctrine Command, G-2 Intelligence Support Activity, Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas as an Administrative Officer providing expertise in budgeting, personnel and contracting. Prior to that Mr. Barnes retired after a long and successful career in Junction City, Kansas where he last served as City Manager

Mr. Barnes has a Bachelor’s degree from Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas in Business Administration. He furthered his education and attained a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.  





Town Clerk

Shantay Dabney

Shantay Dabney, Town Clerk 301-699-8806

Shantay Dabney began her duties as the Edmonston Town Clerk on Thursday, November 3rd.  Shantay has a wealth of experience in the local government arena.  She served as the Assistant to the  Mayor at District Heights and the Community Development Project Manager.  She led the Town’s efforts with a program “City Beautiful”.   She has extensive experience writing and administering grants, providing customer service and handling a full spectrum of administrative duties. Most recently she was serving as an Admin Assistant at the Charles River Laboratories, Inc.   She can be reached at 301 699-8806, ext. 110/240.918.1448(cell) or at






Deputy Chief of Police

Captain Billy Sullivan

Captain Sullivan

Captain Sullivan was raised in Colmar Manor and has lived most of his life in Prince George’s County. Captain Billy Sullivan came to Edmonston in 2007 from Berwyn Heights Police after a long and successful career. In 1984 he started his public safety career as a volunteer firefighter with Cottage City Volunteer Fire Company and was a Dispatcher at the Mount Rainier Police Department until he was hired in 1986 as a sworn police officer. While at the fire department he reached the rank of Assistant Chief and is now the Deputy Chief at the Edmonston Police Department. Captain Sullivan is a certified Maryland instructor in several police related subjects and is trained as a community school resource officer and is trained in other specialized police areas.